Stafford health campaigners begin fight for representation

Health campaigners in Stafford are starting the fight to get representation on the board of the new hospital trust, after the Mid Staffordshire NHS trust was dissolved by the Health Secretary yesterday.

The move will see some key health services moved to other hospitals.

Mid Staffs NHS trust was dissolved yesterday by the Health Secretary Credit: ITV News Central

They have also taken heart from the suggestion that consultant led maternity care could remain in the town and see it as "a start" in the battle to retain other services.

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Scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust to be dissolved

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has agreed to dissolve the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust and move key services to neighbouring hospitals.